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ITF equips over 200,000 with skills

The Industrial Training Fund, ITF, says it has equipped over 200,000 Nigerians with relevant skills through its National Industrial Skills Development Programme, NISDP.

Director General of ITF, Sir Joseph Ari, stated this at the graduation of 11,000 young Nigerians from the NISDP scheme in Abuj [...]

Sun, 16 February 2020


SON seals 13 steel companies over infractions

The Standards Organisation of Nigeria, SON, says its National Steel Task Force has sealed 13 steel factories in Lagos, Ogun, Osun, Abia and Edo States over violation of standards.

Chairman of the task force, Engr. Enebi Onucheyo, said in a statement, that the companies remain shut until further [...]

Sun, 16 February 2020


US, NNPC sign $1m grant for 1,350mw Abuja power plant

The United States Government, through its Trade Development Agency, USTDA, has offered a grant of $1 million to Nigeria for the construction of a 1,350 megawatts gas-fired power plant in Gwagwalada, Abuja.

USTDA and the Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, signed the project’s ag [...]

Sun, 16 February 2020


USTDA, NNPC sign $1m grant for 1,350mw Abuja power plant

 

The United States Government, through its Trade Development Agency, USTDA, has offered a grant of $1 million to Nigeria for the construction of a 1,350 megawatts gas-fired power plant in Gwagwalada, Abuja.

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Wed, 12 February 2020


NNPC records 94% pipeline vandalism in November By Godfrey AKON

 

 

The Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, says it suffered 94 per cent increase in cases of willful hacking and destruction of its pipeline infrastructure across the country by oil thieves in November 2019.

According to the Co [...]

Sun, 09 February 2020


FG partners UNESCO, UNIDO to boost creative industry

The Federal Government says it is combining efforts with the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization, UNESCO, and the United Nations Industrial Development Organization, UNIDO, to boost the nation’s creative industry.

Minister of State for Industry, Trade and Inve [...]

Sun, 09 February 2020


Fidelity Bank appoints Inuwa independent non-executive director

Fidelity Bank Plc has appointed Alhaji Isa Mohammed Inuwa as an Independent Non-Executive Director of the bank with effect from January 22, 2020.

The bank, in a statement by its Head of Corporate Communication, Ejike Ndiulu, said its Board of Directors has notified the Nigerian Stock Exchange, [...]

Sun, 09 February 2020


Forex: CBN injects $218.41m, CNY 18m into retail SMIS

The Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, says it has injected the sum of $218.41million into the retail Secondary Market Intervention Sales, SMIS, and CNY 18million in continuation of its intervention in the inter-bank foreign exchange market on Friday, February 7, 2020.

CBN’s Director, Corporat [...]

Sun, 09 February 2020


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